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  • Education a big winner under Wolf's proposed budget

    Education a big winner under Wolf's proposed budget
    Delivering on a promise that helped bring him victory, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing an education budget for 2015-16 that seeks to restore funding for public schools and higher education that his predecessor, Tom Corbett, wiped way. Wolf's first budget,...
  • Democrats say Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal will be ambitious

    Democrats say Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal will be ambitious
    HARRISBURG — More details of Gov. Tom Wolf's forthcoming budget proposal emerged Monday, as top Democratic lawmakers said Wolf's ambitious proposal must be considered as a whole, rather than as pieces. The Wolf administration has not released many...
  • Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks

    Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks
    HARRISBURG — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock...
  • Wolf to sign moratorium on new gas drilling leases in Pa. parks, forests

    HARRISBURG —Gov. Tom Wolf plans to sign an executive order ending a short-lived effort by his predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock buried deep below Pennsylvania's state parks and forests, his office said Wednesday....
  • Supreme Court vacancies stir debate over replacements

    Supreme Court vacancies stir debate over replacements
    Nearly a year before voters choose new justices to join the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, a debate has emerged in legal and political circles over the wisdom and necessity of temporarily filling the court's two empty seats. Gov. Tom Wolf has the authority...
  • Gift ban now in place at Pa. Turnpike Commission

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission named former Sen. Sean Logan, 44, of Plum as its new chairman Wednesday. His first action was implementing Gov. Tom Wolf's no gifts policy for the turnpike. Gifts were at the center of a 2013 Grand Jury presentment...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf vows to support state Senate's medical marijuana bill

    Gov. Tom Wolf vows to support state Senate's medical marijuana bill
    Gov. Tom Wolf gave an impromptu audience Tuesday to parents of children who are suffering daily from debilitating seizures and vowed to sign a medical marijuana bill that senators are writing. The greeting in Wolf's ornate Capitol reception room followed...
  • Tom Wolf budget to give Penn State $49 million bump

    Tom Wolf budget to give Penn State $49 million bump
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf may be about to make Happy Valley very happy. Sources inside the administration told the Centre Daily Times that the budget planned for announcement tomorrow will include a significant jump in funding for Penn State. According...
  • Wolf's budget calls for higher income, sales taxes

    Wolf's budget calls for higher income, sales taxes
    HARRISBURG — The details have been kept under lock and key, but when Gov. Wolf unveils his first budget early this week, all signs point to its being big, bold — and highly controversial. For days now, there has been chatter in political...
  • Hogan is Maryland's Scott Walker

    Hogan is Maryland's Scott Walker
    I am in total agreement with letter writer Jeff Tarleton ("Hogan's game of divide and conquer," Feb. 26) that Gov. Larry Hogan's only purpose in proposing tax breaks on military pensions was an effort to divide a normally cohesive bloc of voters. I will...
  • PA Gov. Tom Wolf's roller-coaster first month

    PA Gov. Tom Wolf's roller-coaster first month
    HARRISBURG — In his first month in office, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has kept lawmakers off balance by throwing them lollipop gestures of kindness one day, and then sneaking political fastballs by them the next. Depending on one's political...